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PC Upgrades

By KoalaProdigy · 8 replies
Aug 30, 2019
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  1. Hello, I am new to the community and joined hoping I could find helps on my gaming pc (first build). I got this pc last December and have been using since. I play many games but the current I am playing is Fortnite. The problem I have is that I feel my pc is underperforming, I have a gtx MSI 1070 ti and I am only getting 120 frames (max) or less in most situations. (Sometimes overclocked). I don’t know if this is a GPU problem or something else but I would be thankful if you could suggest any upgrades or solutions to getting higher fps for games. (I have a 144hz monitor) https://pcpartpicker.com/user/oProdigy/saved/#view=DHMgJx
    Thank you for your time,
     
  2. neeyik

    neeyik TS Guru Posts: 286   +246

    What CPU does your system have and what resolution do you play Fortnite at?
     
  3. KoalaProdigy

    KoalaProdigy TS Rookie Topic Starter

    The CPU my pc has is a AMD Ryzen 5 2600x and I usually play fortnite at 1680 x 1050 res
     
  4. neeyik

    neeyik TS Guru Posts: 286   +246

  5. KoalaProdigy

    KoalaProdigy TS Rookie Topic Starter

  6. neeyik

    neeyik TS Guru Posts: 286   +246

    Hmm, then that does seem a little low. What other settings are you running with in Fortnite - for example, what do you get if you set it to the following:

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    In your case, the resolution would be 1680 x 1050.
     
  7. KoalaProdigy

    KoalaProdigy TS Rookie Topic Starter

    Actually I use all low settings but medium anti-aliasing and medium textures but I will try the settings shown
     
  8. KoalaProdigy

    KoalaProdigy TS Rookie Topic Starter

    I tested the new settings and could see a difference in FPS from my previous settings
     
  9. neeyik

    neeyik TS Guru Posts: 286   +246

    Could or couldn't? If it's the latter, then it's worth checking the temperatures of your CPU and GPU, to make sure that they're not running at less-than-ideal clock speeds. Another thing to consider is that Ryzen chips are somewhat sensitive to RAM speeds/timings - it's at its best when paired with two DIMMs of DDR4 at 3200MHz, that can run with low timings (e.g. CL16 or 15).
     

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